presiding officer

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Noun1.presiding officer - the leader of a group meeting
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
moderator - someone who presides over a forum or debate
moderator - in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly
chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, chair, president - the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
Speaker - the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly; "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"
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Roger Wolcott, then Governor of Massachusetts, was the presiding officer, and on the platform with him were many other officials and hundreds of distinguished men.
According to the polling and security plan, 137 presiding officers along with 417 assistant presiding officers and 834 polling officers would perform their duties on the polling day.
The new system will enable presiding officers to transmit result to returning officers and Election Commission in real-time.
Presiding Officers of the Gauteng Provincial Legislatures (GPL) will from the 17th till the 19 January, visit 15 secondary schools of the Tshwane region Education District as part of the Institutions School Readiness Programme for the 2018 academic year.
According to a message received from Victoria, Republic of Seychelles, he expressed these views while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth Countries (CSPOC).
Spokesman of the commission told Radio Pakistan that the commission has prepared data bank of officers and officials to be appointed as Presiding Officers, Assistant Presiding Officers and Polling Officers to facilitate their training well before the elections.
Similarly, 418 presiding officers and 1216 assistant presiding officers and 1216 polling officers are supervising and facilitating polling process.
Wamalwa said on Friday, 'There were some discrepancies in the results entered in one or two forms and in others the presiding officers did not sign, but the variances could not significantly affect the overall outcome of the results.
But local authorities in London pay much more - the London Borough of Hillingdon pays poll clerks PS240, presiding officers PS340, and senior presiding officers PS360.
As many as 314 presiding officers, 976 assistant presiding officers and 976 polling officers would supervise the election process.
Presiding Officers have to leave their party to take on the non-partisan role.
A spokesman for the Assembly said: "The Presiding Officers have looked into the circumstances thoroughly and have reached their conclusions.